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The Resource Travels in Cuba, by Marie-Louise Gay and David Homel

Travels in Cuba, by Marie-Louise Gay and David Homel

Label
Travels in Cuba
Title
Travels in Cuba
Statement of responsibility
by Marie-Louise Gay and David Homel
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When Charlie's artist mother is invited to visit a school in Cuba, the whole family goes along on the trip. But the island they discover is a far cry from the all-inclusive resorts that Charlie has heard his friends talk about. Charlie has never visited a country as strange and puzzling as Cuba -- a country where he often feels like a time traveler. Where Havana's grand Hotel Nacional sits next to buildings that seem to be crumbling before his very eyes. Where the streets are filled with empty storefronts and packs of wild dogs, but where flowers and sherbet-colored houses may lie around the next corner, and music is everywhere. Where there are many different kinds of walls -- from Havana's famous sea wall to the invisible ones that seem aimed at keeping tourists and locals apart. Then the family heads 'off the beaten track,' traveling by hot, dusty bus to Viñales, where Charlie makes friends with Lázaro, who often flies from Miami to visit his Cuban relatives. The boys ride a horse bareback, find a secret cache of rifles inside a little green mountain and go swimming with small albino fish in an underground cave. A rent-a-wreck takes the family into the countryside, where they find an abandoned hotel inhabited by goats, and a modern resort filled with tourists. And as he goes from one strange and marvelous escapade to another, Charlie finds that his expectations about a place and its people are overturned again and again."--
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Provided by publisher
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NLC
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Gay, Marie-Louise
Dewey number
jC813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.G2375
LC item number
Ts 2021
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Homel, David
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  • Family vacations
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Travel
  • JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Caribbean & Latin America
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Chapter Books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Travels in Cuba, by Marie-Louise Gay and David Homel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Illustrations by Marie-Louise Gay
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1176567200
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
150 pages
Isbn
9781773063478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) u1327049
  • (OCoLC)1176567200
Label
Travels in Cuba, by Marie-Louise Gay and David Homel
Publication
Copyright
Note
Illustrations by Marie-Louise Gay
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1176567200
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
150 pages
Isbn
9781773063478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) u1327049
  • (OCoLC)1176567200

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